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44 results for "secretin".
#17 Diagnostic efficacy of the secretin stimulation test for the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: an intra-individual comparison using different dosages in patients and controls
Introduction: The diagnosis of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is suspected in patients with symptoms of gastric acid hypersecretion, i.e., peptic ulcer disease, malabsorption or diarrhea, or with elevated fasting serum gastrin levels. However, symptoms can be masked by the use of proton pump inhibitors and fasting serum gastrin values are not always conclusive. Therefore, the secretin stimulation test is advocated as the principal diagnostic tool to identify the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Patricia Kuiper
#80 Metastatic growth hormone secreting pituitary carcinoma treated with peptide receptor radionuclide therapy
Introduction: Pituitary carcinoma (PC) is an extremely rare condition defined by the presence of adenohypophyseal neoplastic tissue outside the pituitary. Clinical experience regarding diagnosis, management and prognosis of PC is very limited. Growth hormone (GH) secreting PC is even rarer and represents a particular challenge to clinical practice. Therapeutic modalities utilized to treat PC include surgery, radiation, hormonal therapy, and cytotoxic drugs. Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) is an emerging therapeutic modality that involves the targeted delivery of an ablative dose of radiolabelled somatostatin analog. PRRT has been applied to various neuroendocrine tumors and results in prolonged survival and enhanced quality of life. As yet, this therapy has not been applied to malignant pituitary tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Sameer Kassem
#237 Clinical Case of ACTH-secreting Thymic Carcinoma with Multiple Metastases to the Brain, Ovary and Skin
Introduction: ACTH-secreting thymic carcinoma (TC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor which has a very aggressive course. We present a case of ACTH-producing TC in a 36-year-old woman.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Mrs Irina Komerdus
#1472 Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Tumors Secreting Calcitonin
Introduction: Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Tumors (NPT) secreting calcitonin are rare.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Doctor Valbona Liço
Keywords: calcitonin
#1910 Acute Somatostatin Analog Suppression Test in a Patient with Thyrotropin-secreting Pituitary Macroadenoma
Introduction: Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas are rare and often plurihormonal tumours. The long-acting somatostatin analogues (SSA) are effective in cases not cured after surgery.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Raluca Trifanescu
#125 Ectopic hormone secreting phaeochromocytoma: A francophone observational study
Introduction: Ectopic hormone-secreting phaeochromocytomas are rare and only small reports of 1-2 cases exist in the literature. In the past, this condition has been linked with increased malignancy, familial syndromes and ACTH secretion.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Bruno Carnaille
#1522 Non-secreting Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Co-esistenting with ACTH-dependent Cushing Disease
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) occur occasionally as cause of ectopic ACTH-dependent Cushing disease (ECD).
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Sabrina Chiloiro
Keywords: NET
#277 Metastatic Gastrinoma Co-secreting PTHrP and ACTH
Introduction: Metastatic gastrinoma is occasionally associated with tumor secretion of functioning peptides, resulting in additional syndromes.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Richard W Carroll
#416 A Rare Case of Cushing Syndrome Caused by an Ectopic ACTH-Secreting Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor in a Patient with Von Hipple-Lindau Disease
Introduction: Von Hipple-Lindau (VHL) disease is a rare autosomal dominant disorder, that causes the susceptibility to various tumors, both benign and malignant. The most frequent tumors are central nervous system haemangioblastomas, especially cerebellum and retinal haemangioblastomas, renal cell carcinoma /renal cysts and pheocromocytoma.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Andrea Lania
#545 A Case of ACTH-Secreting Bronchial Carcinoid
Introduction: Ectopic ACTH syndrome (EAS) occurs in about 5-10% of ACTH-dependent hypercortisolism and, in up to 15% of cases, is related to occult neoplasms.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis